End of month view – February 2017

I do like a different viewpoint. You get very familiar with your own garden and it can get difficult "to see oursels as ithers see us". I know the top viewpoint very well, but the bottom one I find much more engaging as it's unfamiliar. I find myself looking closely at it, noticing patterns and…

End of month view -December 2016

At this time of year a bit of sunshine makes a huge difference both to photos of the garden and to the pleasure of being out in it. Today is desperately dull. My various Hakonechloas are providing some colour, as are the evergreens but there isn't a great deal flowering. Just outside the front window…

End of month view – October 2016

It's interesting to compare photos taken on the same date in consecutive years. Last year the Acer had shed its leaves, the orange dahlia had stopped flowering and the Amaryllis which this year have been finished a week or more, were still performing. Other differences, like the shrub that is no longer in front of…

End of month view -September 2016

Shamelessly pinching the idea from Patient Gardener Helen, I am going to do this months eomv as a walk around our small patch of Cornwall. I've put a map at the bottom of the page showing where you are for each photo. (1) If you came through our side gate this would be your first…